Drishyam – Cast

Drishyam is a 2015 Hindi-language, thriller film. It is directed by Nishikant Kamat and a remake of a Malayalam language film of the same name. Produced by Kumar Mangat Pathak, Ajit Andhare and Abhishek Pathak, Drishyam is nothing like any ordinary thriller.

The audience praised the performances and direction, and the movie got appreciation from fans and critics alike. In case you have enjoyed the movie and wish to see it again, stream it on Hotstar. We are sure you would love a re-watch session.

Let us discuss the cast of Drishyam in detail.

Drishyam Movie Cast

  • Ajay Devgn as Vijay Salgaonkar

Ajay Devgn plays the lead in the movie and addresses the role of Vijay Salgaonkar. Vijay is an orphan who dropped out of school after 4th grade. He is not book smart, but he sure is street smart. Salgaonkar loves to watch and re-watch different movies and learn a few tricks of the trade from them. As an owner of a cable centre, he gets to do that a lot plus help people in need based on the knowledge he has consumed from movies.

  • Shriya Saran as Nandini Salgaonkar

Nandini Salgaonkar is Vijay’s wife, played by Shriya Saran. She is a housewife and a mother taking care of two daughters, Anju and Anu.

  • Tabu as IG Meera Deshmukh

Tabu is playing the role of Inspector General of Police, Meera Deshmukh. She is the wife of Mr Mahesh Deshmukh in the film. She is the mother to the main culprit Sam because of whom the whole movie starts. IG Meera is a ruthless cop. Since her son is missing, Meera is nervous and frustrated with Vijay Salgaonkar and his family.

  • Rajat Kapoor as Mahesh Deshmukh

Mahesh Deshmukh is a businessman and IG Meera Deshmukh’s husband. Meera and Mahesh have a son named Sam.


Nishikant Kamat is the director of the movie, and he has done an excellent job at it. He is also the man behind Rocky Handsome, Madaari, Force and Daddy. All of these films have been a big success at the box office, just like Drishyam.

Nishikant also won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi for Dombivali Fast in 2006.


Drishyam is produced by three producers Kumar Mangat Pathak, Abhishek Pathak, and Ajit Andhare.


  • Vishal Bhardwaj

Vishal Bhardwaj is the music composer for the movie Drishyam. The song, Carbon Copy, was released on July 7, 2015.

  • Gulzar

Gulzar has written the lyrics for the songs in the movie.


  • Ash King

Ash King sang the song Carbon Copy. He is best known for the song Baarish from the movie Half Girlfriend.

  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Rekha Bhardwaj

The duo sang a song Dum Ghut-ta Hain. We have known Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Rekha Bharadwaj for singing amazing songs in the past as well.

  • KK

KK is one of the best singers, and he has given his voice to some good songs. KK is one of the most loved voices in the country. In this movie, he gave vocals to the song Kab Kahan Se and just did an excellent job at that.

  • Arijit Singh

One of the voices that millennials have loved beyond everything is Arijit Singh. He is one of the most versatile singers, and in Drishyam, the singer has struck his chords for the song Kya Pata.

Drishyam is a great movie to watch. The cast of Drishyam has delivered captivating performances to keep you at the edge of your seat.

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